The Future is a Shifting Landscape: Are You Prepared?
The future is an ever-changing landscape, one that is constantly shifting and evolving. To be successful in this dynamic environment, it...
Sales is Simple.
Simple is Hard.
In the digital world, success is: driven by the audacious who pursue what's possible; uncovered by the observant who see emerging patterns; unleashed by the empathetic who build paths for others; realized by the pragmatic who embrace the fundamental truth - it's the experience.
Sales is the process of persuading people to change and partnering with them throughout their journey until they achieve success
Digital disruption has fundamentally changed the nature of B2B business relationships . It's more like managing a town than door to door selling.
Salespeople must orchestrate complex agreement networks that includes: more people, socially connected, having interconnected goals, creating dynamic environments, creating information overload.
Individually, each human brain operates on "auto pilot," a mechanism that can lead to 'change blindness,' where subtle shifts go unnoticed. In a similar vein, businesses are compartmentalized into functional divisions, each manned by specialists trained to tackle problems in a linear set of steps and provide solutions. However, problems in complex environments are non-linear and solutions generated for specialists in isolation have unintended consequences and make problems worse.
The future of the success in the digital world is clear - commerce is emerging from static markets into commercial ecosystems which must will need to be orchestrated like a symphony, not managed as an account creating the need for an extremely talented, empowered salesforce and the right support network to supply it.
Leveraging cutting-edge research methods suited for complex environments, we strive to identify patterns of success and disseminate these strategies to our community. Our comprehensive approach includes process modeling, behavioral economics, financial forensics, primary interviews, and immersive experiments. By adhering to a disciplined process and utilizing contemporary techniques, we generate potent and thoroughly vetted insights that we readily share with our community.
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